May 2, 2013

Study: Amusement Rides Injure 4,400+ Kids a Year

Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated amusement ride injuries from 1990 to 2010 and found that nearly 93,000 children were injured on rides that included everything from roller coasters at theme parks, to merry-go-rounds at county fairs to coin-operated rides at restaurants and shopping malls.

Credit: Nationwide Children’s Hospital

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